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Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement (Rainbow Biography)

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Publisher Comments:

Coretta Scott Kingand#151;author, activist, and civil rights leader

From her childhood encounters with discrimination to her activism as an adult, Coretta Scott King dreamed of finding a place where people were treated equally. This compelling biography tells the story of how she came to stand up against prejudice and violence during the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

"A readable account of the life of Coretta Scott King... this biography shows her to be a courageous woman who can stand on her own merit, and not just as the wife of one of the world's most well-known men."

and#151;School Library Journal

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About theand#160;Women of Our Time series:

International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.

Synopsis:

"A concise, engaging biography for young readers... A fine addition to easy-reading biography collections."

Booklist

"A readable account of the life of Coretta Scott King... this biography shows her to be a courageous woman who can stand on her own merit, and not just as the wife of one of the world's most well-known men."

School Library Journal

From her childhood encounters with discrimination to her activism as an adult, Coretta Scott King dreamed of finding a place where people were treated equally. This compelling biography tells how she joined her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to lead protest marches and stand up to prejudice and violence.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-58) and index.

About the Author

Angela Shelf Medearis is the author multipleand#160;books for children on African-American history. She has also written several cookbooks including The Kitchen Diva's Diabetic Cookbook: 150 Healthy, Delicious Recipes for Diabetics and Those Who Dine with Them. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141302027
ill.:
Rich, Anna
Author:
Rich, Anna
Author:
Medearis, Angela Shelf
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
General
Subject:
Civil rights workers -- United States.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
women; biography; black history; leaders; civil rights; coretta scott; martin luther king jr.; history; 1960s
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Rainbow Biography
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black and white illustrations, photograp
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.06 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement (Rainbow Biography)
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Product details 64 pages Puffin Books - English 9780141302027 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
"A concise, engaging biography for young readers... A fine addition to easy-reading biography collections."

Booklist

"A readable account of the life of Coretta Scott King... this biography shows her to be a courageous woman who can stand on her own merit, and not just as the wife of one of the world's most well-known men."

School Library Journal

From her childhood encounters with discrimination to her activism as an adult, Coretta Scott King dreamed of finding a place where people were treated equally. This compelling biography tells how she joined her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. to lead protest marches and stand up to prejudice and violence.

"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-58) and index.
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